Throwing f-bombs may be offensive to some people, but it’s also one of the greatest mental health regimens ever devised.
Studying drivers across the country for signs of license-plate prejudice—or, why everyone loves Vermont drivers and hates Texans.
Environmentalists are increasingly hugging people, not trees. Can solving climate change and achieving “climate justice” become the same thing?
Protesters are clashing in the street over paintings. What is it, whether in art or literature, that makes one thing better than another?
To understand everything wrong about health care in America today, look to a horrifying trend in amputation.
What one journalist learned by vicariously sitting in on David Carr’s master class—with only his teacher’s reputation, extant syllabus, and students’ recollections to guide the way.
As colleges proceed to charge more and more, real-estate developers in the neighborhoods around them look to cash in.
A lifelong phobia is the result of a terrifying childhood incident. But the real culprit may be Arthur Conan Doyle.
The victim of a robbery starts attending trials in New Orleans to understand the system while her burglar serves time in jail. Then he gets out.
For the mother of a serial killer, a chance to connect with victims on live TV offers a shot at redemption.
Forget anxiety, overcaution, or just plain unhappiness. The real problem with parenting is philosophy.
When the media talks about social media, it’s always about young, white Americans. We spoke to a wider sample—including a sex worker, a pastor’s wife, a rapper—to see why people do what they do online.